ESU holds winter commencement ceremonies

Emporia State has bid farewell to another round of graduates, following the Winter Commencement held Saturday.
Provost Dr. David Cordle welcomed the 2017 graduating class and says he's optimistic for them as they head out into the workforce.
Delivering the address was 2017 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor of Art Patrick Martin who gave each graduate a glass pencil.
More than 500 students received degrees at the undergraduate ceremonies at White Auditorium and graduate activities at Albert Taylor Hall.